Arno S.

16+ years of experience in Solar Energy focused on technology & business development


After over 15 years of working in Technology, II feel comfortable with calling myself an all-round specialist. Five years as scientist/consultant and 10 years as technologist/business developer has br...see more

  • Electrical Equipments & Components
  • Energy & Utilities


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Chief Technology Officer

Gutami Holding BV
2 years
Current position
May 2020 - Present
Monitoring and analyzing technological developments in renewable energy (e.g. generation, storage, and conversion) Expanding the current business both internationally and into other fie...see more

Project Manager

Gutami Holding BV
9 months
Aug 2019 - May 2020
Gutami Holding runs a fast growing group of companies and brands in the fields of renewable energy. WHY We believe that with our unrestricted and viable entrepreneurship we contribute t...see more

Advisory Board Member SME Instrument

Utilight Ltd
3 years
Current position
Apr 2019 - Present
DR Utilight Ltd. is an innovative startup company striving to provide a better way to utilize the suns renewable energy, enabling affordable solar energy for a cleaner world. DR Utilig...see more

Director Product Marketing

Sol Voltaics AB
3 years
Sep 2016 - Jul 2019
Sol Voltaics has developed a new method to grow low-cost nanowires and a technology to align nanowires/tubes in close packing to form a film. These new technologies can be applied in mu...see more

Head of Business Development

1 year
Jul 2015 - Aug 2016
Working as business developer at Heraeus Photovoltaics, my main responsibility is helping to find the best strategy for our business unit in a fast growing and faster changing market. T...see more

Head of Business Opportunity Development

10 months
Aug 2014 - Jun 2015
For description see Head of Business Development.

Staff Technologist

1 month
Jun 2014 - Jul 2014
As the PV industry is still young and quickly changing, keeping in close touch with international research to identify threats and opportunities is essential. My job was to scout for ne...see more

Staff Technologist

3 years
Oct 2011 - May 2014
For description, see Staff Technologist (above).

Project Manager/Consultant

ECN (Energy research Centre of the Netherlands)
3 years
Dec 2008 - Aug 2011
As project manager I was responsible for several large internal and external R&D programs in the area of crystalline silicon solar cells. Topics were: wet chemical processes (etching an...see more

Researcher/technical consultant

ECN Solar Energy
2 years
Sep 2006 - Nov 2008
See description above. Focus was more research driven, less on project management.

Academic Researcher

ETH Zurich
1 year
Apr 2005 - Aug 2006
In order to increase the understanding in the field of organic semiconductors, I worked on finding a correlation between crystal lattice and conducting properties. The goal was to use ...see more

Academic Researcher

TU Delft
2 years
Apr 2003 - Mar 2005
Ultra-pure organic crystals of semiconductors were grown by sublimation and their electrical properties investigated. Techniques such as float zone refinement and encapsulation in isola...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Electrical Equipments & Components
  • Energy & Utilities


  • Process Optimization
  • Product Marketing
  • Materials Science
  • Characterization
  • Semiconductors
  • Spectroscopy
  • Product Development